Whose House?

  • Are social distancing practices overrated? Not remotely

    Four years ago, Angie St. Mars decided to take the chance to try standup comedy, and she never stopped.

  • Boredom in the time of COVID-19

    Like nearly everyone else right now, the staff of The Uniter is stuck at home. Social distancing, self-quarantine and the sudden global aversion to human contact all make it particularly tricky to put together a newspaper.

  • A simple space with clownish traits

    As an actor, performance artist, photographer, singer, clown and so much more, Ady Kay is certifiably busy.

  • The home of a local drag queen

    Jude Hayes is an AFAB (assigned female at birth) performer who’s been doing drag for a little over a year now.

  • A queer, colourful animal pad

    Karen Sharma is an organizer with QPOC Winnipeg who does the important work of creating safe spaces for 2SQTBIPOC.

  • A warm family home

    For Ugonna Chigbo, the volunteer co-ordinator at CKUW, the best part of the job is meeting volunteers and bringing their ideas to life.

  • The shameless sanctuary

    Sara Usman, co-founder of The Shameless Circle, is not ashamed to tell her story.

  • The dollmaker’s costume closet

    Whether it be for cosplay or dollmaking, Emma Horning finds a great deal of delight in creating some really cool stuff.

  • A whovian home with a fully stocked prop room

    “How do I describe myself in the world of theatre? I guess (as) a professional amateur.”

  • Welcome to the gamer’s den

    For many gamers, it’s important to have a space to settle down and get comfortable before diving headfirst into a video game. Ryland Bird has just that space.

  • A cozy, quirky, humble abode

    Lindsay Brown is the kind teacher you wish you had in high school.

  • Eccentric-modern curiosity shop

    Inspired by anime, manga, Harry Potter and so much more, Samantha Beiko is a fantasy writer who pours her energy into a variety of different creative projects.

  • Coffee brews and tap dance shoes

    Readers might recognize cohabitating partners Jordan Cayer and Ella Steele from the Winnipeg stage.

  • A documentarian’s perspective

    For Winnipeg-based photographer – and former Uniter staff member – Mike Sudoma, his professional art and personal hobbies blend harmoniously as he enjoys street and concert photography, as well as skateboarding and playing guitar.

  • A multidisciplinary creative

    For Winnipeg creative Reba Terlson, her art is her greatest passion and a constantly shifting mode of expression.

  • Artistic abode

    “I just know that I love the arts."

  • Organized chaos

    “It’s a strange origin story, but I guess it’s mine."

  • Whose House? Maria Anne Grant’s House!

    For dancer and actor Maria Anne Grant, performing has always taken a central role in her life.

  • Whose House? Ariel Gordon’s House!

    Writer and publicist Ariel Gordon sees the world through the writer’s lens.

  • Whose House? Evan Quiring’s House!

    “I really like writing. I like telling stories."

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